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Latest information on the 2020/21 winter season in Kühtai

SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY. This is nothing new: it has long been our motto in Kühtai. Kühtai has so many kilometres of piste; so many cable cars, huts, cafés and restaurants, that there is no need to brave the crowds on your holiday.

We are committed to making sure you can enjoy your holiday in peace, and are stepping up our efforts even further for the upcoming winter season. We are of course adhering to all legal requirements relating to COVID-19, and have already thought through clear rules and measures – for the health and safety of everyone, and to ensure you have a relaxing and revitalising holiday in Kühtai.

The best thing? Gloves, goggles and face coverings worn for outdoor sports mean you already have your very own personal protective equipment, and Kühtai is also taking a whole range of other precautions to keep you safe.

Safety benefits in Kühtai

  • You can access the ski area from almost any of our lifts in Kühtai, so avoiding the crowds is simple.
  • Our staff on the ticket desks are behind glass screens, so no direct contact is necessary.
  • Our cable cars, and specifically the new GaisKogelBahn, the KaiserBahn, the DreiSeenBahn, the HochAlterBahn, the HoheMutBahn and the WiesBergBahn, can meet the statutory regulations on passenger numbers.
  • The KaiserBahn cable cars have a constant supply of fresh air.
  • Journeys in our lifts and cable cars take a maximum of 5-10 minutes and are therefore far below the 15 minute contact limit.

Additional measures we are taking for your safety

Cable cars & general information

  • The number of people per chair/cabin complies with statutory requirements.
  • Gondolas and chairs are disinfected in accordance with regulations.
  • Handwash is available in all toilet facilities, and hand sanitiser at the ticket desks and in all toilet facilities.
  • Face coverings are mandatory in the following areas:
    • At the stations and in the queues, and during travel with the cable cars and lifts
    • In the ski bus
    • At the ticket offices of the Kühtai mountain railroads, a multifunctional scarf in Kühtai design (buff) is available for € 2. In addition to the conventional mask, multi-functional cloths, ski masks, bandanas, buffs, hose scarves, etc. are also considered to be mouth and nose protection. It is important that the mouth and nose are completely covered, thus avoiding the spreading of droplets when speaking, coughing and sneezing.
  • We recommend that you buy your ski tickets at home beforehand – this can be done online. Ski passes can also be purchased at most of the hotels.
  • We recommend that you visit huts and restaurants preferably outside rush hours, i.e. before 12 pm or after 1:30 pm.
  • Rules are displayed wherever they are required.
  • Sewage monitoring is conducted in partnership with the Tyrol State Government and the University of Innsbruck. These tests can give highly accurate early indications of possible infections and thus contribute to significant improvements in prevention.

Bergbahnen Kühtai staff

Bergbahnen Kühtai cable cars have developed their own directives for staff:

  • All staff receive comprehensive hygiene and prevention training.
  • All staff have a duty to wear face coverings if they cannot socially distance from visitors.
  • The company doctor is involved in all health-related staff concerns and situations.

What we can all do

  • Please wear a face covering in the areas indicated (see above). We also recommend wearing a face covering when you are unable to socially distance from other people.
  • If you use disposable masks, please dispose of these appropriately in the bins at the stations.
  • Please ensure you maintain a sufficient distance from strangers, and avoid shaking hands when you greet people.
  • Wash your hands well with soap and water several times a day and use the sanitiser dispensers at the cable car and lift stations and in the hotels, restaurants and huts.
  • Please pay by card.
  • Please follow the staff’s instructions.

If you develop symptoms that could be a sign of COVID-19 (high temperature, cough, sore throat, loss of sense of taste/smell,...), please immediately contact reception at your accommodation, your doctor or our doctor in Kühtai, Dr. Eric Austad, Tel. +43 5239 / 5219. Please do not leave your accommodation.

 

Subject to change (version dated 16 September 2020).

Please do not hesitate to contact our team if you have any other questions.

Bergbahnen Kühtai, Tel. +43 5239 / 52 29 or bergbahnen@lifte.at

 

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